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extortion
used in David Copperfield

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Definition obtaining something by threat

or:

charging unfair prices of someone who has little choice
  • 'Well, my dear friend,' said my aunt, after a pause, 'and you have really extorted the money back from him?'
    Chapters 52-54 (86% in)

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